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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2012

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bareMinerals Foundation, Golden Tan (W30), SPF 15 (2012 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed bareMinerals Foundation, Golden Tan (W30), SPF 15 (2012 formulation) for safety according to the methodology outlined in our Skin Deep Cosmetics Database. We assess the ingredients listed on the labels of personal care products based on data in toxicity and regulatory databases, government and health agency assessments and the open scientific literature. EWG's rating for bareMinerals Foundation, Golden Tan (W30), SPF 15 (2012 formulation) is 7.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
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Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (sunscreen grade)
(Active Ingredient)
Enhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
UNSPECIFIED MINERALS
SOIL MINERALS
Miscellaneous
Data: Fair
ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)
(Active Ingredient)
Enhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
IRON OXIDESEnhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
SILICA, AMORPHOUSOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
LAUROYL LYSINENone Identified
Data: None
CALCIUM SILICATENone Identified
Data: Limited


About the ratings

EWG provides information on personal care product ingredients from the published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government. The ratings below indicate the relative level of concern posed by exposure to the ingredients in this product - not the product itself - compared to other product formulations. The ratings reflect potential health hazards but do not account for the level of exposure or individual susceptibility, factors which determine actual health risks, if any. Learn more | Legal Disclaimer